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Recent Wall Plastering reviews

"Great job I would highly recommend Mo. "

Patching and Plastering wall

£5

"Very good job, I am very happy with the work done. He put in extra effort to make everything nice. Can highly recommend!"

Plastering wall and fix crack

£90

"Great service, would use again. "

Plastering wall

£120

What's the average cost of a wall plasterer

£113 - £162

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£113

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£150

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£162

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Top Wall Plastering related questions

There is no quick answer for this, as there are several types of plaster. The “best” plaster is one that offers you the best combination of durability, safety for your household members, aesthetic appeal and cost. Gypsum plaster is the least expensive option but isn’t very sturdy. Lime plaster is non-toxic, can regulate humidity in a space, is durable and natural but takes longer to apply and can cost more; spare yourself the hassle by hiring a Tasker!

That depends on the type of plaster, the complexity and scale of the job, and in some cases, the weather conditions. These can all impact how long the job takes. Some plasters need 1 to 2 layers, while others need 7 to 8 layers to complete. Note that each layer needs anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to dry before adding succeeding layers to finish. You can ask your Tasker for an exact estimate.

Most plasterers recommend that the plaster stops at 2.5 cm or an inch before reaching the floor. This is assuming your floor has no skirting or baseboards. There should be some allowance because if the plaster extends to the floor, this can dry the fastest and create unsightly trowel marks that won’t match the colour of the rest of the wall. 

Plaster is the better choice, although it can take longer and cost more than drywall. Drywall isn’t as sturdy as plaster, and plaster has better qualities. Plaster can last longer as it is waterproof, doesn’t allow mould growth and some types of plaster are safe for people with allergies. Plaster can also make rooms and spaces look more aesthetically pleasing and thus add value to your home.  

You can have the wiring installed before having your walls or ceilings plastered. Your electrician may do some rough work installing the wiring, switches and switch plates. The plasterer can mark these off and cover them with plastic, do the plastering then your electrician can come back to finish. If you have the plastering done first, your electrician will have to score plaster to fit wires, plugs and switches; then, your plasterer will have to do a lot of patch-up work.

It would help if you had the plumbing done before plastering - even before the wiring. Remember that it’s easier to bend wires or cables, but it’s more difficult to bend pipes! Your plumber must also test the water pressure and check for leaks. Doing the plumbing after the plastering means breaking plaster to access or mount pipes, and this can mean twice the work and cost of plastering.

Plaster wall repair cost varies accordingly with a lot of factors. These are your wall’s surface size, the quality of your wall’s old plaster, and the difficulty of the job. If your question is how much is it to plaster a wall, contractors usually price at £5 up to £10 per square metre, or a total of £370 up to £1500, depending on the type of service you avail. Keen to know more? Visit our updated plastering walls cost guide.

There is no quick answer for this, as there are several types of plaster. The “best” plaster is one that offers you the best combination of durability, safety for your household members, aesthetic appeal and cost. Gypsum plaster is the least expensive option but isn’t very sturdy. Lime plaster is non-toxic, can regulate humidity in a space, is durable and natural but takes longer to apply and can cost more; spare yourself the hassle by hiring a Tasker!

Most plasterers recommend that the plaster stops at 2.5 cm or an inch before reaching the floor. This is assuming your floor has no skirting or baseboards. There should be some allowance because if the plaster extends to the floor, this can dry the fastest and create unsightly trowel marks that won’t match the colour of the rest of the wall. 

You can have the wiring installed before having your walls or ceilings plastered. Your electrician may do some rough work installing the wiring, switches and switch plates. The plasterer can mark these off and cover them with plastic, do the plastering then your electrician can come back to finish. If you have the plastering done first, your electrician will have to score plaster to fit wires, plugs and switches; then, your plasterer will have to do a lot of patch-up work.

Plaster wall repair cost varies accordingly with a lot of factors. These are your wall’s surface size, the quality of your wall’s old plaster, and the difficulty of the job. If your question is how much is it to plaster a wall, contractors usually price at £5 up to £10 per square metre, or a total of £370 up to £1500, depending on the type of service you avail. Keen to know more? Visit our updated plastering walls cost guide.

That depends on the type of plaster, the complexity and scale of the job, and in some cases, the weather conditions. These can all impact how long the job takes. Some plasters need 1 to 2 layers, while others need 7 to 8 layers to complete. Note that each layer needs anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to dry before adding succeeding layers to finish. You can ask your Tasker for an exact estimate.

Plaster is the better choice, although it can take longer and cost more than drywall. Drywall isn’t as sturdy as plaster, and plaster has better qualities. Plaster can last longer as it is waterproof, doesn’t allow mould growth and some types of plaster are safe for people with allergies. Plaster can also make rooms and spaces look more aesthetically pleasing and thus add value to your home.  

It would help if you had the plumbing done before plastering - even before the wiring. Remember that it’s easier to bend wires or cables, but it’s more difficult to bend pipes! Your plumber must also test the water pressure and check for leaks. Doing the plumbing after the plastering means breaking plaster to access or mount pipes, and this can mean twice the work and cost of plastering.

What do wall plastering services include?

Wall plastering services include all the activities necessary to plaster walls or even do replastering on your walls. Your hired wall plasterer can ensure that the service is performed following building codes, industry best practices, and the relevant safety regulations.  

This can include assessing and preparing the site, mixing the plaster, applying the plaster, and applying any finishes when necessary.  

Site assessment

Your Tasker begins the service by inspecting the site. They can take measurements and take any fixtures and features of the site into account. This can help them determine how much material they need to use and how to optimise the prepared material and apply it in the correct thickness before it dries. If you don’t have the materials ready yet, some Taskers can buy them for you upon request.  

Your Tasker may also check for any light fixtures and electrical sockets they may have to cover. If you want a newly built wall plastered, you may want to hire someone to finish the wiring before your Tasker begins plastering the wall.  

Site preparation

Are your walls newly built or remodeled? Then you can get someone to do site cleanup. Your Tasker may cover the floor and cover any electrical sockets, light switches or other lighting fixtures with plastic or other protective material. As part of the preparation, you can also get someone to check that your pipes aren’t leaky and have enough water pressure so your Tasker can easily mix plaster later.  

Plaster preparation

Once the site is ready, your Tasker proceeds to mix the plaster. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, they can mix the correct ratio of water, gypsum, lime, or whatever materials make up the type of plaster you want on your walls. They can make sure that the plaster mixture is of the right consistency before application. 

Plaster application

If the plaster requires a lath to serve as an anchor for your plaster, some Taskers may install this upon request. You may need to hire a separate service to install the lath

Your Tasker can then plaster your walls once the plaster is mixed. They can apply as many layers as necessary, ensure complete coverage and apply the plaster in the right thickness. Depending on the plaster, your Tasker can leave the walls to dry for 24 to 48 hours in-between applications. They can continue the application and drying process until all the prescribed layers are on the walls.

Wall plastering finishes & repairs

Some types of plaster need a layer of wax, or special soap applied after the final layer has dried, and your Tasker may do this upon request. You can also call on your Tasker to do plaster wall repairs and repair holes in plaster walls or repair large holes in plaster walls. Once the last layer of plaster dries, why not hire someone to paint it?

Recent Wall Plastering tasks

Plastering wall and fitting door

£400

Hackney Wick, Greater London

16th May 2022

A new wall needs to be plastered (its about 3m wide) and a door needs to be fitted. - Due date: Before Sunday, 12 June 2022

Patching and Plastering wall

£5

Woodford Green, Greater London, IG8

21st Nov 2021

Repair of plaster in the hallway wallNeeds patching and then skimming - Due date: Flexible

Great job I would highly recommend Mo.

Plastering walls

£120

Hounslow Heath, Greater London

7th Apr 2021

How much per day for plastering please

Tilling few tiles , plastering walls

£100

Bartley Green, West Midlands

15th Sep 2020

Tilling few tiles for bathroom and plastering

Plastering wall and fix crack

£140

Brownswood Park, Greater London, N4

7th May 2019

1. Fix crack in the ceiling (slight gap) 2. Fill whole in wall 3. Plaster

Plastering walls and ceilings

£800

Upper Edmonton, Greater London

9th Oct 2018

We have on going project for which we need plastering to be completed. For details we would have to meet you on the site.

Plastering walls

£500

Burnt Oak, Greater London, HA8

13th Apr 2022

I need my hallway and one small bedroom plastered

Plastering walls and ceiling of one bedroom

£800

Denmark Hill, Greater London, SE5

16th Oct 2021

Need to strip out repair and replaster ceiling and walls of one medium size bedroom - Due date: Before Sunday, 31st Oct 2021

Plastering Walls and ceilings

£150

St George In The East, Greater London

25th Mar 2021

Plastering Walls and ceilings

Plastering wall

£200

Slough, Berkshire, SL1

30th Sep 2019

Small bathroom wall need plastering

Plastering wall

£70

Silvertown, Greater London

23rd Mar 2019

I need help to finish plastering and filling on wall, plaster board is already installed.

Smoothing out/ plastering walls

£200

Covent Garden, Greater London

17th May 2022

Needing someone to fill in, smooth re-plaster walls in our office space. - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 June 2022

Plastering wall

£120

Acton Green, Greater London, W4

6th Feb 2022

Plaster on existing wall has become loose. Needs cutting out and replastering. Area is small less than 0.5sqm. - Due date: Before Friday, 11th Feb 2022

Great service, would use again.

Removing tile and plastering wall (area is small)

£70

Nine Elms, Greater London

21st Sep 2021

I have three rows of small tiles above my kitchen worktops and cabinets that need removing. The area is not big (probably less than 2 square metres in total). The pictures attached shows the small black tiles that need removing. I would like the walls plastered after the tiles have been removed to create a smooth finish ready to be painted.

Plastering walls and ceiling also paining of walls

£350

Knockhall, Kent

18th Oct 2020

I’m look for someone who can re plaster my ceiling including smoothen the walls and ceiling and painting of the walls

Plastering walls in lounge

£200

Brondesbury, Greater London

13th Sep 2019

I need to have the walls of my lounge skimmed so that they are smooth to be painted. Fair mount of surface to cover. Photos show walls to be skimmed, all remaining wallpaper will be removed. Quote must include all materials and removal of waste. Parking provided

Plastering wall

£650

Rotherhithe, Greater London

27th Feb 2019

1x Medium double bedroom 1X single 1X living room Ceilings have been plastered just walls needing to be plastered.